Quotations From BARUCH (BENEDICT) SPINOZA


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  • Nothing in the universe is contingent, but all things are conditioned to exist and operate in a particular manner by the necessity of the divine nature.
    Baruch (Benedict) Spinoza (1623-1677), Dutch pantheistic philosopher. Ethics, bk. I, prop. Xxix, On the Improvement of the Understanding, the Ethics, and Correspondence, p. 68, trans. by R.H.M. Elwes, Dover, New York (1955). Spinoza's Ethics was one of the most revolutionary texts of modern philosophy.

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  • The order and connection of ideas is the same as the order and connection of things.
    Baruch (Benedict) Spinoza (1623-1677), Dutch pantheistic philosopher. Ethics, bk. II, prop. vii, On the Improvement of the Understanding, the Ethics, and Correspondence, p. 66, trans. by R.H.M. Elwes, Dover, New York (1955). Spinoza's Ethics was one of the most revolutionary texts of modern philosophy.
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